Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Harris

Male - Bef 1638


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  • Name John Harris 
    Gender Male 
    Death Bef 14 Oct 1638  Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I137002  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Children 
     1. Dorothy Harris,   b. 1620   d. Aft 1657 (Age > 38 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F53608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • Source: ?Claiborne T. Smith, Jr., “Sergeant John Harris of Charles City County, Virginia: A Reappraisal,” Virginia Genealogist 37[1993].

      John HARRIS, often referred to as Sergeant John HARRIS, his wife Dorothy, and two infants were living at West and Shirley Hundred 16 Feb. 1623/4.4 He was a member of the Virginia Company, the stock venture which originally settled Virginia.5 He and his family were not listed in the Muster of 1624/5 because they were on a visit to England. On 1 May 1624, John, the son of John HARRIS, Gent., and Dorothy his wife, was born at the house

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      1637-1643 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 113
      FRANCIS DERRICK to RICHARD JOHNSON, bill of sale for 30 acs., Oct. 14, 1638, page 668. "Whereas John Baker & Dorothy his wife, daughter of the late deceased Serjeant John Harris, have by order of Court at Henrico the 27th day of August last surrendered unto mee Capt. Francis Derrick all the right and title which they claime unto the devident of land belonging to the late deceased Georg Cawcott which was given to the said Dorothy by the last will and testamt. of the sd. Cawcott as by the surrender in the said court and by the pattent and will recorded at James Cittie" etc. For good and valuable causes and considerations.
      Witnesses: Lawr. Hulett & John Owell.

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